BLENDED LEARNING IN NELSON INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

The Nelson Institute strongly supports blending learning experiences so as to meet the unique needs of students, and to connect places, people and experiences using various forms of online learning combined with meaningful face-to-face interactions.

Nelson Institute courses utilize various strategies for blending online and in-person course activities. Some courses are taught almost entirely online, while others variously combine in-person and online components. Active learning is recognized as crucial for achieving desired learning outcomes.

Faculty members and other instructors at the Nelson Institute are experimenting with exciting new ways of blending learning experiences, making this a great time for curriculum development and educational innovation.